Subject Source: Fast
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034438071], Folder: 23
Overview This collection includes two disbound articles by Walter Littlefield regarding the Dreyfus Affair, published in Munsey's Magazine between 1898 and 1929. Walter Littefield, 1867-1948, was an American author and journalist.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030056117]
Overview The collection is formed by 13 letters written in French, 1832-1836, as well as their analysis by Dr. François Velde, who discovered the letters in 1993. The letters are part of the correspondence of the Marquis de Clermont-Tonnerre, a minister in the French government of Charles X, and Marie-Caroline, duchesse de Berry, daughter-in-law of King Charles X.
Correspondance adressee a Berthe Schuster, marraine de guerre [Correspondence addressed to Berthe Schuster, war godmother]
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030118974]
Overview Starting in the spring of 1915, during World War I, some women in unoccupied France volunteered for the role of "war godmothers," marraines de guerre. To provide the moral support these men, so-called "war orphans," could not receive from their families, women in unoccupied areas became their pen pals. Berthe Schuster was one of these war godmothers and lived during the war on 51 Malakoff Avenue in Paris. This collection includes 124 pieces of correspondence, including illustrated letters,...
Overview Édouard-René Lefèbvre de Laboulaye was a French businessman, lawyer, author, professor and politician born in Paris January 18, 1811. The collection consists of two volumes entitled "Constitution des États-Unis" containing 59 lectures written in French and delivered by Laboulaye at the Collège de France. Most were delivered in 1862-1863.
Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030142230]
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030134492]
Overview Copied from dealer description: [Erotic Art] A Set of 8 1920s French or German Naughty 'Hold-to-the-Light' Cards. An interesting set of 8 'hold-to-the-light' cards with French & German instructions stamped at the top, featuring ladies in various states of undress doing various things with various props. One features Josephine Baker in her banana dress. The effect of the hold to the light feature is oddly unimpressive. 8 cards. 3.5"x5.5". Minor soil, light wear.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030133460]
Overview Handbill advertizing the services of a Monsieur Audiger, a French bookseller active in the early 19th century.
Overview Henry Carrington Lancaster, a scholar and educator in the fields of French literature and history, was born in 1883 in Richmond, Virginia. The collection spans the years 1913-1954 and includes correspondence, a scrapbook, research notes outlining and analyzing the plays of 17th and 18th century French dramatists and the repertoire of the Comedie Francaise, drafts and typescripts, and galley proofs. A large part of the collection is in French.
Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030055739]
Overview Horace Porter (1837-1921) was an American soldier and diplomat who served as an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, personal secretary to General and President Ulysses S. Grant and to General William T. Sherman, vice president of the Pullman Palace Car Company and U.S. Ambassador to France from 1897 to 1905. The collection consists of four typescripts presumably written by Porter, but dating from approximately 1923.
Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030086429]
Overview Jean-Baptiste Adanson (1732-1804) was the brother of the well-known naturalist and traveler, Michel Adanson (1727-1806). This collection consists of unpublished volumes devoted to the deciphering of hieroglyphics and were drawn from notes and sketches made during his voyages in Egypt between 1762 and 1782.